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Spacecraft Funded By Amazom Executive Crashes
2011-09-04 05:02:31

  An unmanned spacecraft funded by Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos veered off course during a recent test flight and had to be destroyed, the Wall Street Journal first reported Saturday. In the article, reporter Andy Pasztor said that the incident with the Blue Origin LLC-developed vehicle occurred on August 24 at the company's spaceport in West Texas. Pasztor noted that the vehicle "started to go off course and ground personnel lost normal contact with the vehicle." Investigators...

2011-08-16 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior private equity and venture capital professionals, more than 100 limited partners, and top legal and banking experts will convene at the 18th annual Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst Conference (http://peaconference.dowjones.com), Sept. 27-28 in New York, to discuss key issues affecting the industry and share strategies for operating successfully in today's environment. Through interviews and analytical discussions driven by the editors of...

2011-08-01 13:15:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Washington focuses on the debt ceiling, there are signs that the rest of the U.S. economy is running into trouble, according to the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator. In July, the ESI dropped to 41.5 from a reading of 44 in June. The indicator has now fallen for two consecutive months for a cumulative decline of 5.1, the worst two-month drop since the fall of 2008. "It would be easy to blame the dip in the ESI on the U.S. debt crisis, but...

2011-07-26 14:00:00

MIAMI, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Len Dugow, Editor & President of the New York/Florida-based luxury lifestyle magazine, Apples to Oranges, today announced a continued and enhanced distribution partnership with The Wall Street Journal and The New York Post. "I am excited to report that the November/December issue will be exclusively distributed in the Friday, November 18th, issues of The Wall Street Journal and The New York Post." (Photo:...

2011-07-08 15:27:00

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Post won two first-place awards, while The Seattle Times, The Salt Lake Tribune, McClatchey Newspapers and The Wall Street Journal won one apiece in the annual National Press Club journalism awards competition. PBS was among the broadcast winners. MSNBC.com and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting won for their online journalism and outstanding multimedia reporting. (Logo:...

2011-06-30 12:15:00

NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following two months of steady pace, the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator dropped to 44, down from 46.6 in May and April. U.S. news coverage in June was mostly negative, with the focus on U.S. government debt concerns and the new regulation of the financial industry. "Although debt and regulation concerns were looming, the underlying news about the state of the U.S. economy remained supportive during the month, suggesting the recovery...

Word of the Day
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.